Genius Dad Figures Out How To Convince His Kid To Go To Sleep

Let's be honest: "if you never go to sleep, Santa will never come" was about as convincing as "broccoli tastes good" or "you can't take a bunny to school" when you were a kid. One dad on the F1Technical.net forums has figured out the trick, though: make the bed look like a Mercedes W05 Formula One car. » 12/25/14 5:59pm 34 minutes ago

Chaos ensues as armored truck spills $4.5 million on a street

Dozens of Hong Kong motorists and pedestrians rushed to grab loads of money after an armored truck's doors opened by accident on a busy road, spilling about 4.5 million US dollars in HK$500 notes (US$65) on Christmas Eve, reports the South China Morning Post. Check out all those frantic bastards. » 12/25/14 5:37pm 55 minutes ago

Airline Employee Caught Smuggling Guns On Flights As Carryons 

The TSA happily shows off all of the weapons they catch inside carryon baggage every month, but what happens when guns are taken onto planes as part of an inside job, by people with airport security clearance. That's just what happened as the Feds busted up a gun smuggling channel between Atlanta and NYC. » 12/25/14 5:00pm Today 5:00pm

This USAF Thunderbirds Style Night Before Christmas Poem Is Brilliant!

This USAF Thunderbirds interpretation of The Night Before Christmas popped up last night on my Facebook news feed and I thought it was just fantastic. Well done guys and thank you to all USAF personnel, and all of our warriors for that matter, working and fighting around the globe on this special day. » 12/25/14 4:01pm Today 4:01pm

A Different Kind of Christmas List: 7 Best Unreliable CarMax Cars

Well, ladies and gentlemen, Christmas is upon us, and I've decided to celebrate in my own special way: by getting violently ill. That's right: for the last few days, I've been moving around the house with approximately the same level of energy as a three-towed sloth in a zoo enclosure. ("Look honey! There he is!! …… » 12/25/14 2:00pm Today 2:00pm

Ariel Nomad: Beast Off-Road Buggy With Superlight Sports Car DNA

The very same company responsible for that ass-hauling skeletal structure that is the Ariel Atomis turning their attention building a blazing off-roader. On January 6, the rear-drive Honda-powered Ariel Nomad sport buggy will be revealed to the public, carving trails near you shortly after that. » 12/25/14 1:06pm Today 1:06pm

Dads With Drones Are Ruining Christmas

Lots of thoughtful people gave their father a drone this Christmas, because they had already gotten him a Kindle last year and an iPad the year before that and you sort of stall out on gift ideas from there. But! Drones can be difficult, and dads can be clumsy*, and the result has been nationwide terror. » 12/25/14 12:41pm Today 12:41pm

This Is How It Looks When Two Historic Artworks Smash Into Each Other

The thing about race weekends is that you normally don't just get one race, you get a lot of little support races. One of those tends to be a "Legends" race, where heroes of years past take some laps around the track. It's supposed to be nice and congenial. Until the cars get destroyed. » 12/25/14 11:00am Today 11:00am

Watch A McLaren F1 GTR Duke It Out With A Ferrari F40LM In China

Alright, I can put some sort of fanciful, long-winded and ill-begotten description here, but does it matter, really? It's the legendary Ferrari F40 versus the equally legendary McLaren F1, actually competing, actually on a track, for almost 10 solid minutes. What more do you need? » 12/25/14 10:00am Today 10:00am

When People Talk About Great Racing They're Talking About Group C-smas

Welcome, friends and family, to Group C-smas! What is Group C-smas, you ask? Why, it's a holiday of festive fun and cheer of course! Also, it's Christmas, so we're going to just bring you awesome videos of Group C and GT1 Le Mans racing all day. Yeah, this really is the Best Christmas Ever. » 12/25/14 9:00am Today 9:00am

JetBlue Is Offering To Fly Law Enforcement To NYPD Funerals For Free

There are several things to love about jetBlue, but their charitable donation in the wake of the murder of two New York City Police might be the most awesome thing they have ever done. The airline is offering two tickets to every law enforcement agency in the country with people wanting to attend the two funerals. » 12/24/14 11:55pm Yesterday 11:55pm

The Real Story Behind the 1914 Christmas Truce in World War I

It was 100 years ago this very night that something miraculous happened along the Western Front. After months of bitter fighting, soldiers on both sides gathered in no-man's-land in a spontaneous show of peace and goodwill. Here's what happened on that historic day — and why it marked the end of an era. » 12/24/14 9:21pm Yesterday 9:21pm

Every Honda Cub Should Have A 15-Shot Of NOS

Sometimes adding another 100cc to a Honda Cub just isn't enough. The developing world's chariot of choice needs more. Pip Davidson answered that call, taking a cue from the Honda tuning world with his 1967 Cub 90 by adding a 24-hp Daytona Animal engine and then – just for good measure – a 15-shot of nitrous. And a… » 12/24/14 9:07pm Yesterday 9:07pm

Watch Former NASCAR Driver Tyler Walker Lead Police On High-Speed Chase

According to Autoweek, former NASCAR driver Tyler Walker finally pled guilty today to the two felonies and three misdemeanors from a high-speed chase that led cops from outside Las Vegas into Utah. He had postponed this court date for nearly two years. » 12/24/14 7:57pm Yesterday 7:57pm

Pre-Order: 55% off the Limited Edition Code Black Drone W/ HD Camera

A few weeks ago, we offered a pre order discount on this limited edition Code Black to Gizmodo readers. It sold out in 2 days. Luckily, we brought it back, so Jalopnik readers can get a pre-order discount of 55% off a Code Black Drone + Free Shipping. Want to get in on the drone craze? This is a good place to start. » 12/22/14 4:22pm Monday 4:22pm